Promoting Health in Underserved Populations

Features a nationally known keynote speaker, a series of research presentations, and approximately 40 research posters. Themes include women's reproductive health, substance abuse issues, maternal and infant health in minority communities.

Thu, February 9, 2006 | UT Alumni Center

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Keynote Speaker: Carolyn M. Sampselle is the Carolyne K. Davis Collegiate Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. As a women's health scientist and advocate, she has a special passion for addressing the contextual influences on health of underserved women. Her areas of research and scholarly interest include behavioral interventions for reducing women's risks for incontinence particularly related to the birth experience. Closing Address: JoAnn Banks-Wallace, PhD, RN, Associate Professor at Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Columbia. She studies culturally-based women's health promotion in community settings with an emphasis on exercise among African-American women.

Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations (CHPR)

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